Invisalign®

Invisalign®️ clear aligners are an inconspicuous way to straighten your teeth using clear, plastic-like trays that are far less noticeable than traditional metal or ceramic braces. Clear aligners can be used to correct gaps, overbites, underbites or crowded teeth.

Anyone from children to older adults can wear clear aligners. However, they may not be appropriate for all orthodontic problems. Contact us to determine whether Invisalign®️ is right for you!

How does Invisalign®️ work?

Your doctor will create a unique, digital treatment plan that maps out the exact movements of your teeth. From there, the aligners are created to conform to your teeth. They are designed to apply the right amount of pressure to gradually guide your teeth into place.

What are the benefits of Invisalign®️?

Many patients like that their Invisalign®️ clear aligners can be removed for short periods of time, such as to eat and drink, brush and floss, or attend special occasions. However, it is vital that they remain in the mouth as much as possible so they can do their job of straightening your teeth.

Who is a good candidate for Invisalign®️?

Anyone from children and teens to older adults can be candidates for Invisalign®️. Good candidates will not need extreme teeth movement or rotation and will have the discipline to keep their trays in for the recommended 20-22 hours each day.

What is the Invisalign®️ treatment process?

Patients are asked to wear their Invisalign®️ clear aligners for 20-22 hours a day for the best results, taking them out to only to eat, brush and floss. Regular checkups with your dentist, usually around every six weeks, are necessary to make sure you switch into new aligners at the proper time, and to make sure your teeth are moving (or not moving) as planned.

What is the Invisalign®️ treatment process?

Patients are asked to wear their Invisalign®️ clear aligners for 20-22 hours a day for the best results, taking them out to only to eat, brush and floss. Regular checkups with your dentist, usually around every six weeks, are necessary to make sure you switch into new aligners at the proper time, and to make sure your teeth are moving (or not moving) as planned.

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